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known black people in america to come to such a place of determination about how to face the conditions under which they were living. segregation. no right to vote. bad employment. lower or second class schooling. all of the above. and in dr. king's voice, i not only heard the passion but i also heard some clarity that the mission would not be short-term. that he was going for the long haul and not since the days of dr. dubois that i heard anybody speak with such affirmation and conviction. about our plight. tavis: what did you make of him on a personal level? obviously you have shared with us that you were taken by his presentation and by his commitment to the cause but what did you make of him on your first meeting on a personal level? >> first of all, i knew that he was 26 and i'm looking into the face of this 26-year-old, it was very difficult for me to fathom that he understood and knew so much. his maturity was well beyond his years and his academic information was well beyond the amount of schooling that he had had although he was already the possessor of a ph.d. he had done not
of the forces for freedom and equality in america's second civil war. racism and segregation and depression of african-americans did not end with the end of the first civil war in 1865 and the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. in the decades that followed, segregation, and the separation of races was enforced by law and by practice. slowly over the alt -- long years after the civil war, the inconsistencies of these policies, with the sacrifices made in the civil war, and the clear mandate in our declaration of independence that all men are created equal, for america to look into a mirror to see that the image of america that was in that mirror did not reflect the america we wanted, did not live up to the dreams our founding fathers had. we needed another civil war. this time not a violent one on the battlefield of virginia, but a war of ideas and of values, a war of protest to shatter that mirror, to shatter that image and create a new reflection of our hopes for a more perfect union. revolutions need leaders, leaders prepared as our founding fathers were, pledged their lives
>>> hello, america. tonight, two anniversaries we're about to celebrate. the first, stont the on tonight one-year anniversary of the program. i hope there is cake later on. tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of president obama's first year in office. are you using the sexy lens tonight, because my gosh, i look handsome tonight! i think actually president obama and i in the first year have had the exact opposite experience. he lost 15 pounds and me, um, okay, i might have gained a pound or two. i look like a polar bear human hybrid. and the white house must hate that because they declared war on fox again. that's a distraction from the bigger war about to begin i believe tomorrow if things go the way they look like they're going for republicans in massachusetts. the war inside the democratic party. who is fighting who. what is it all about next. ♪ ♪ hello, america. i have to tell you. who would have thought this show would have lasted more than a week. here we are a year later and sometimes the ratings have been huge. i believe it's my molten beauty. we are setting re
as america's capital of antisemitism. jews were discriminated for everything, houses, public accommodation, even service clubs and automobile clubs. the rest of america was not much better. that is one of the reasons why a record of america with an administration beloved by jews raised only a feeble voice against the holocaust. that was then. now, of course, the twin cities are among the most enlightened communities of america, the place where they have had several jewish senators, several black officials, a flourishing of the community. it has transformed itself as america has been transformed. and i want to ask the question, what happened? how did that happen? we do not have time to get into many of the reasons but the most significant was the powerful tide of the civil rights revolution. it simply knocked down a closed society of my youth, knocking down the walls of the segregation and discrimination, opening the doors of equal opportunity to blacks and jews and all but -- and ultimately to women and to gaze and to people with disabilities. martin luther king jr. was not the first or on
as america's capital of anti- semitism. jews were discriminated against in everything, housing, jobs, education, public examination, it even service clubs and automobile clubs. you can imagine how blacks were treated in that society. that is one of the reasons that the record of america, with an administration beloved by youths, raised only a feeble voice against the holocaust. that was then. now, of course, the twin cities are among the most dynamic cities in america, a place where they have jewish said as -- jewish senators, and dozens of black [unintelligible] i just want to ask the question what happened? how did that happen? lots of things. the most significant for me was the powerful ties of the civil rights revolution which knocked down the closed society of my youth, knocking down the walls of segregation and discrimination, smashing quotas and apartheid, opening the doors of equal opportunity to blacks and jews and, ultimately, to women, two days, and to persons of disabilities. -- to dagays, and to persons of disabilities. the and before him had the moral clout that martin
. >>> tomorrow night in "obama: the world" we'll look at how america's first african-american president is dealing with the continent of africa. >>> finally tonight we take you to the middle east where á conflict is routinely part of the narrative.8 as you're about to see, that's true even of the most inconsequential stories. case in point, what's going on these days in abu ghosh, an ancient, mostly arab christian village in israel, less than ten miles from jerusalem. there the raging debate's not about the israel/palestinian conflict or iran, but chickpeas. specifically, who invented hummus, and who can produce the biggest batch of it. our report is by ben knight of abc australia. >> reporter: it's not that spicy. it's not that salty. in fact, almost doesn't really have much flavor at all. so why would anyone get this excited about making more than  four tons of chickpea dip? anywhere else in the world, they probably wouldn't. here in the middle east, hummus is a big deal. >> the hummus is in a way our national food. i can't call it delicacy, but it's for sure we can donate it to isr
overcome these challenges by listening to dr. king's message, recognizing that america's true strengths, they lie in their diversity of talents. in southeast, 9news now and wusa9.com. >>> the u.s. congress passed legislation encouraging the americans to observe the king's holiday as a national day of service back in 1994. the idea, to bring people together with different backgrounds to meet the needs of their communities. >>> if you need to see anything to do with sunshine or way above average temperatures, you're a happy person today. >> a nice dayed to do all the community work. that's kind of rare for this time of the year. >> i have a feeling it's not going to last. >> although that nothing like the december pattern. we don't see that. a little dip pack out there. the next three days. tomorrow, we'll still be mild. and a drop out there. very weak cold front that drops to the south. a shower, sprinkle. that's about it. a few clouds on wednesday. down to 42. that'll feel kind of crazied cold. crazy average actually. then on thursday, a mix will develop late or overnight on thursday. a
>>> >>> coming on "america this morning." >> as we get a new look at the unimaginable power of last week's earthquake. >>> then, buried and alive. how could anyone svive a week understand the rubble. victims and others make it longer. >>> and a vote. a crucial test for the president after one year in office. >> it's tuesday, january 19th, 2010. >>> good morning, thanks for being with us. i'm vinita nair. >> and i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. it is one week now since the earthquake hit haiti and we're getting a new glimpse of how violent it was. >> these pictures were taken by an ohio man on a church mission who happened to be videotaping when the ground started to shake. the girls got out safely. >>> and a new satelle image taken by nasa was taken three days after the quake hit. the destruction across the city could be seen in this aerial view. nasa said they could use the before and after pictures to help locate victims. >>> international teams worked through the night, continuing the rescue work as relief supplies trickle in. >> the number of dead in haiti could
. >> destruction at a haitian orphanage. welcome to "bbc world news," brought to you by pbs in america and elsewhere around the world. i am mike embly. it has gone well past a joke. why italian chefs cannot stand the way we make something. hello to you. helicopters had landed u.s. marines in combat gear. there is a commanding presence at the presidential palace, which was destroyed. they have started air drops, and in the absence of any functioning government, thousands of extra peacekeepers are being sent, but with 3 million people needing eight, still not enough of it is getting through, -- 3 million people needing aid. new pictures of the moment the earthquake struck are emerging. a missionary was filming at an orphanage. then, it becomes a scene that must have been repeated several times across haiti -- many times across haiti. but here at least, all of the children and the staff survived, though the center itself was heavily damaged. to port-au-prince and our correspond with the latest on the aid for and the plight of the haitian people -- and our correspondent with the latest. >>
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for america. we don't have health. what if something was to happen to mississippi or new orleans or any inner city in america? guess what? those people don't have health, and we're going to need help. so you have to help. just like we would need help if something was to happen to us. >> larry: tea you're a unicef a ambassador and national board member for the unicef. there's one of the contributors contributing tonight. what do you have with you that unicef provides? >> what's the difference between this crisis and maybe the tsunami? after the tsunami we were able to prevent the death of any child in sort of the second wave of a disaster, which is bringing in supplies. we're looking at a much more desperate situation here. one of the things that we're sending over, which is sort of so urgent, the children of haiti before this crisis, as you were saying, were already in sort of a dire situation. kids who were malnourished are much more susceptible to suffer from disease. they're more apt to contract chlorea or dysentery. one packet is about 7 cents. >> larry: show it to the camera. >> this is
out to vegas to compete in the miss america pageant. why is it relevant in 2010? it's very civic and uplifting. stay tuned, you'll be shocked. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, , >>> this is wjz and wjz.com, baltimore. >> good morning, maryland, now don scott, marty bass, breaking news with wjz news team, your first warning weather and traffic control with sharon gibala. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> hello again, it's a cold day's start but that cold. sharon gibala in traffic control. marty is over at first warning weather. >> looking at some beautiful statistics. going to 50 degrees at lunch. which is nine degrees above normal on the way to 51, 52 degrees. we're at about 31 right now. at about 45-49 during the dinner hour. it's going to be a super tuesday in january. don. >>> thank you. there's always trouble somewhere and sharon has it in traffic control. >> reporter: there's more trouble on the roads now than ten minutes ago. a bunch of accidentses including the one on the west side of the beltway on the outer loop at baltimore national pike blocking the lane with a
to help. you have to help for that reason, and you have to help for america. we don't have health. what if something was to happen to mississippi or new orleans or any inner city in america? guess what? those people don't have health, and we're going to need help. so you have to help. just like we would need help if something was to happen to us. >> larry: tea you're a unicef am das bo bass dor. what do you have with you that unicef provides? >> what's the difference between this crisis and maybe the tsunami? after the tsunami we were able to prevent the death of any child in sort of the second wave of a disaster, which is bringing in supplies. we're looking at a much more desperate situation here. one of the things that we're sending over, which is sort of so urgent, the children of haiti before this crisis, as you were saying, were already in sort of a dire situation. kids who are malnourisheded are much more susceptible to suffer from disease. they're more apt to control call reor dis tear. one pact is about 7 cents. >> larry: show it to the camera. >> this is an incredible life-savi
of america. >> yes, indeed. fundamentally transforming america. both republicans and democratic voters heard it now and snapped out of their slumber. if there is one thing that all americans from all political persuasions we can unite on is i don't really want to live in france. i think even michael moore agrees with that one. although, michael moore i think just doesn't want to us be like france because he thinks cuba would be better. but we all don't want to be like france. it's an insult for the people of massachusetts to react with shock because they put thought in their vote. maybe, maybe the reason why they are voting the way they are or seeming to be considering it is because they discovering who the candidates really are. last week when a journalist was pushed to the ground trying to ask her a question, whether or not it was on purpose, who knows. but coakley's response was telling. she claimed, "i'm not sure what happened. i know something occurred but i'm not privy to all of the facts." that is weird. bullying the press, we got that one done. she wasn't sure. she knew enough fax to
wins tomorrow the president will be badly damaged and all political hell will break loose in america. obama care could crash and burn. americans simply do not like the corrupt bargains being struck in the healthcare arena. louisiana, nebraska, far left unions like the seiu have all been bribed, bribed into supporting obama care. that is not change we can believe in. that is not hope of any kind. that is backdoor politics of the worst kind and the folks know it. on the economic front i believe the president is doing the best he can. but unemployment remains tie and taxes in massachusetts very high. thickthings are not good there. adding it all up big time political disenchantment. i know the bay state, i worked there for years and democratic party is very strong. so mr. brown is not a lock but he is ahead in the polls. late today, a survey by insider advantage gave the republican a nine-point lead and some obama people in washington reportedly think it is all over. but it isn't. so please check out "the factor" tomorrow night. we will be live and have the latest on the race. let's bri
teacher america folks participate in teacher u. i'd like to just talk a little bit about how we approach this work. we have a textbook that we've developed that we use with our core members called teaching as leadership. we're releasing a version actually this month or early this month that we're hoping to sort of share that knowledge that we've accumulated by looking at our exceptional teachers more broadly and really just enter into a conversation with people in this sector about what we can do to better prepare and support teachers in general. and one of the things that we focus on that we found in our high performers is their ability to invest students in their work. and, you know, chubb says in his paper students begin lessons unmotivated, they will simply not make the hard effort necessary to learn. agreed. i mean, i couldn't agree more. but i'm not sure that technology will motivate students. i mean, and i'm not sure how you get students to engage in the technology if they have this past of not being successful and don't feel like they want to engage in the work and doubt their ow
in consumer businesses overseas especially in latin america and asia. however, the bank expects the north america consumer business to be hindered in the months and possibly in the next few months by new credit card legislation. a beautiful assets designated to be sold lost over $2 billion as asset sales and markdowns cut total assets of the pool by 2k4rr7 0 billion. the ceo, vikram pandit is speaking to analysts and press as we speak. i'll have an update coming up in just about 20 minute, but first let's go to bob pisani at the new york stock exchange. bob? >> mary, good to see you. boy, that senate race in massachusetts is the primary topic of conversation on the trading desks right now and that's because it could upset the political balance and influence health care legislation. take a look at hmo stocks and they're trading on the upside. why would they tread on the upside with health care reform, less competition and res regulation out there. >> humana is up nicely and they have a big medicare advantage program. look at other side of this. the hospital stocks have been under pressure
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and the democratic party. and i think it is a really good thing that america is waking up, that they are seeing through this because of the tyrannical dictatorships, the way that nancy pelosi and harry reid are trying to push through this against the will of the american people. but if mr. brown loses the election, jamming down health care down the throats of the american people is nothing compared to what they are going to do. they will find some crisis, some way that they will continue to keep the power and before we know it we will have a hammer and sickle for a flag over the white house. host: on the republican line, joining us from san francisco. caller: good morning. it is a wonderful morning when we can have massachusetts, a historical state, help us, the american people to fight back what we see here. we have been so betrayed, we feel. the nation is in a mess. we all know what happened when we went into this financial crisis. we know that president clinton put out a lot -- that he change what existed in the banking system. and there he put in larry summers to deregulate everything. that
's campaign. what we have a first amendment to allow people the right to speak out in america. why do we need people of courage. sometimes people to sacrifice their lives, whether those in the midst of board today were those who sacrificed their lives in america through other causes. why sometimes those things are necessary for us to have the comforts of sitting here today and having this discussion. so when whitney talk about dr. king, it is important to reflect on all of those issues, why we needed it, why we needed such a sacrifice then and why we need even more sacrifices today. so i will leave with this proposition. all of us obviously have to adhere to it, but i especially challenge those of the next generation that are in the audience. the issue is, yes, we're honoring dr. king. but i think what is even more significant from where we stand today is to give proper honor. the proper honor to days to question what movement are you going to be a part of? what movement are you going to lead? we are beset in this country in this world with as many problems that existed then, and they need to
america has died. he founded the talk of bell chain. he started back in 1951. -- he founded the taco bell chain. the chain has grown to more than 5600 locations. he was 86 years old. wall street goes back to work today. investors will be focusing on earnings this week. among those to watch our ibm, starbucks, google, and mcdonald's. we will also hear from a big wall street banks. you can add americans and to list of airlines are raising baggage these. prices increased $5 per bag. a first bag will cost $. the second bag will cost $35. a new report finds men get a bigger financial boost for marriage then women. that is a big shift. one way to measure this is a household income. it rose 60% for married men, married women, and on married women. coming up on "good morning america," three new ways to make money without leaving your home. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >> thank you. >>> 6:20, up 36 degrees. >> the cure for the common cold. doctors have made a major breakthrough. >> later on, "oprah," substance chartriumphs over style. plus adam lambert. that is right he
about it on "good morning america." the snow. not a big event but snow in massachusetts for the special election. will it impact the voting? we'll show you that storm which has been dragging clouds down here and a sign of really a return to wintry weather. we've got a mild start. they are in the 40s now in mount airy. the clouds already trying to break up. we've had a few sprinkles trying to push through downtown baltimore. here's our time lapse, sunrise 7:15. so just in the last roughly hour and 45 minutes we've had a mostly cloudy start to the day. it's 39 in towson and catonsville. head back to manchester, northern carroll county, already up to 43 degrees. yes, we've had sprinkles trying to push through. the sun will break out by this afternoon and we shoot for another day in the low 50s. 52 our 2-degree guarantee. enjoy it, it will be over i -- by tomorrow and we'll talk about the chance of ice and snow in a bit. back to you. >>> the big story of the day, all new, it's all over. a 60-year tradition has ended. the mysterious visitor to edgar alan poe's grave didn't appear this mornin
agree or there is going to be a firestorm in america. >> sean: [ talking over each other ] >> it is one of those things where i don't think there's any -- many options. i can't imagine in a tough election year for my party to be seen as trying to jam something -- it would be one thing if health care were seen as favorable in massachusetts overwhelmingly popular, it is not. i think another case is the republicans should go to court the next day and -- i can't see politically how it is possible. >> can you imagine nancy pelosi giving up on health care? i want to see the press conference she holds where she admits defeat. >> sean, americans -- my head is about to explode. americans are so angry. they are so sick and tired of being treated like children. pelosi and reid tell them sit down, shut up, don't say anything, get out of the way we are going to pass this whether you like it or not. americans have had it. they don't want to deal with it. that's why you are seeing this in massachusetts that's why you are seeing independents turn the other way. the tide is turning and americans are gon
the outcome could really mean, coming up. >> shepard: fox news is america's news headquarters. and republicans may well be on the verge of a ones unthinkable victory in massachusetts. taking back the seat that ted kennedy held for almost half a century. and that could cause new trouble for president obama's healthcare overhaul, among many other things injuries the kennedy family endorses, of course, the democrat. the attorney general martha coakley. in a state where democrats outnumber republicans three to one but republican scott brown has made a big comeback in the pollsion even as democratsed a might coakley has run a very poor campaign. look that the. back in november, coakley was up by almost 30 points. now, too close to call my most estimates. president obama campaigned with coakley yesterday and today she is using the video at a new ad. here, look. >> the attorney general, she took on wall street and recovered millions for massachusetts taxpayers. she went after big insurance companies and took on predatory lenders. that is what martha coakley is about. every vote matters we need you on
>>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. this morning, decision day, president obama faces a massive defeat. voters heading to the polls right now. >>> and in haiti, panic rising. the u.s. military begins their dropping food and water. as officials say the death toll is likely 200,000. >>> oh, the weather in california. storms pummel the state, threatening mud slides, forcing evacuations. forecasters predict up to 20 inches of rain by the end of the week. >>> and late night, it's not just conan o'brien this time. the man accused of extorting money from david letterman goes to court today. >>> and baby ester, the little orphan girl we found in haiti, finally reunited with the american couple who adopted her. >>> you know, robin, you say you can't smiling. i don't think you can stop crying. >> these lashes have got to last me for a couple hours. well, we do have a happy ending to that story, she and her family, baby ester, are back here in the states, in the u.s., we'll talk to them ahead. >> she's not the only one getting out of haiti. th
jarrett in "america's newsroom", in for bill hemmer. martha: i'm martha mccollum in for megyn kelly. martha coakley, casting her ballot and brown is expected to do in the next half hour or so. he surged in the polls over the last week. gregg: shannon bream is in washington, d.c. and shannon, this was supposed to be sort of a gimme for coakley, if i can put it that way. why has this become the political story? >> reporter: you might have it, gregg, from the moment that democrat martha coakley, the democratic in this race, won the primary, that she was christened to take the portion of what ted kennedy's seat so there's a lot of criticism maybe it was too much of a given or assumed to be a given and she didn't run the right kind of campaign. others say this is about bigger issues, national issues, like health care, that's gotten into the race and that's going to boost the republican scott brown. despite what the theories may, even this morning, coakley supporter, massachusets governor tim murray admits this is a tough race. this is what he had to say. >> there's no question about it,
need everyone's help in america to call their congressman and their senators and get the u.s. troops to the hotel montana. >> we are tired of this. it took us going on national tv as parents and friends here of these kids and these professors to get our government to step it up. this is enough now. there is tapping in there. that means there are survivors. this is not a recovery. this is a rescue operation. there is still hope. >> the parents also said there were reports of tapping sounds under the rubble as late as yesterday. lynn university says a team from miami-dade county is helping on the site with the rescue effort. >>> more now from the state department, want to get a response to this. now joining me from the state department, mark, good afternoon -- good morning. >> morning. >> i'm not sure you were able to hear what we just played. the father of one of those missing college students. what is your response to that? and what is the government doing to get these people out? >> well, obviously, it's hard to listen to that and not feel anything but tremendous sympathy and get a
the most fuel efficient car company in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. >>> we'll get the latest on the latest effort, the rescue. this is serious business, the people trapped in haiti and still alive. >>> welcome back. let's get the latest on haiti from nbc's nancy snyderman. dr. snyderman, the floor is yours. tell us what we're able to do over there. millions of people without water and food. a huge military challenge. and still a rescue effort under way. >> chris, it depends on neighborhood to neighborhood. i've seen devastation unlike anything i've ever seen before. and you're right, the response has been massive. we were at the airport yesterday when the 82nd airborne and military really moved in. the airport has been secure for several days. but outsidelines have been getting restless. basically men and some women lining up for any word. translation, working, building, people have been carrying hammers to show they have carpentry skills. today, some of the pol
. >> everybody needs to work. without work, you have crime. everything just gets worse. >> you know, america wants a good story. the good story is we had this terrible thing happen to us and we bounced back. the reality is it's going to take us longer to bounce back than, you know, a year. >> no, we're not out of the woods. >> we're in deep crap. >> hopefully the worst days are behind us. >> reporter: well, that's a lot of people with a lot of views. and everyone counts. i'm joe carter. i'll see you on the street. >> "views from the street," one more way for you to voice your opinion on hln. we'll have more from joe all week. >>> the third wife of former chicago area police sergeant drew peterson may testify from the grave today. kathleen save yoe's family is expected to describe her fears that peterson might kill her. initially her death in 2004 was ruled an accidental drowning. after peterson's fourth wife stacy disappeared, investigators reopened the investigation into savio's death. peterson has plead not guilty. a judge will decide if statements from these hearings will make it into pet
the constituents and people of america want and we don't get a healthcare bill that makes it more difficult for people with insurance, drives up the cost -- >> neil: you were never a fan but you think that this is going to accomplice indicate things to put it mildly for democrats? >> i think it's a huge problem for the democrats. >> neil: i think it's the opposite. it will force a emergency closed door operation whether you go for the 60 votes or a simple majority, the nuclear option to vote in the senate, or you just have the house vote on what the senate's doing and wham, bahm, thank you ma'am. >> if you're a deal making democrat that might be true but they have a deal with the hard left. >> neil: tell the hard left it's this or we botch it completely. >> i'm not sure that sells. they'll have unhappy democrats and get a deal that's a monstrosity or we will end up with a bad healthcare bill. either event, a victory by scott brown or close loss will send shock waves. >> neil: a close loss is a loss. >> they'll get the bill but it sends a message to democrats that independents and lots of de
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survivors in the rubble. very warm welcome to "bbc world news," broadcast to our viewers on pbs in america, ao around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- making the case for war -- britain's defense secretary tells the iraq inquiry it was legal and not inevitable. and it has gone well past the drug. why italian chefs cannot stomach the way we make celanese. -- in it has gone well past a joke. hello to you. helicopters have landed u.s. marines in combat gear but wielding of the packages. a commanding presence on the grounds of the destroyed presidential palace in haiti. the u.s. has also started air drops, and in the absence of a functioning government, the united nations has sent thousands of extra peacekeepers. but with million -- 1 million homeless and 3 million meeting eight, still not enough is getting it through. that is contributing to frustration and tension on the streets. to port-au-prince and the latest on the aid effort and the plight of the haitian people. >> one week ago today, much of the city was turned to rubble and lives were changed forever. we n
. >> shepard: fox news is america's election headquarters. democrat martha coakley and republican scott brown are battling with the senate seat vacated upon the death of senator ted kennedy. polls indicate in the -- coakley had the lead for months but it's up in the air with the republican in the lead. folks in the bay state have been hitting the ballot boxes and turnout has been extraordinary according to locals. this is no ordinary senate seat a win by republican brown means democrats would lose the 60-seat so called super majority. the senate race, one of many across the country. and quite a few considered a to sayup. the blue shows states with democrats fighting to hold on. the red, states with republicans in the same position. we have team fox coverage as massachusetts decides 2010. eric sean shawn with more on the two candidates. first, karl in boston. hello. >> reporter: there haven't been a lot of special elections in massachusetts, particularly one with such short notice. there isn't a great deal of historical perspective but there could be a 40% turnout. there's 4.1 million in the s
better. he says it will be a brighter future, that people, especially in america, will be committed to the cause of rebuilding and helping haiti through this ordeal in the short term and in the long term. that's it from port-au-prince. we'll send it back to you now, lynn. >> lester, thank you so much. >>> with an untold number of haitian children orphaned in that disaster, the u.s. government has announced it will temporarily allow some of those kids into the u.s. to receive medical treatment. homeland security secretary janet napolitano says the u.s. will also take in children that have been previously identified as eligible for adoption by american parents. among those are 53 children who arrived in the u.s. early this morning as part of a mission organized by pennsylvania governor ed rendell. >>> well, in what suddenly has become a crucial test not only for democrats, but for president obama himself, today voters in massachusetts head to the polls for an election viewed by many as a referendum on the president's policies. just weeks ago, democrat martha coakley was cruising to vi
care in america. and terminally ill patients in new jersey have a new medicine they can use to relieve their pain. it is nine after the hour. >>> here's a look at some stories in the news now. the stakes are high in massachusetts where voters are going to the polls to decide who will fill the late senator ted kennedy's seat in the u.s. senate. democrat martha coakley is running neck and neck with scott brown. if democrats lose they would no longer have a filibuster proof majority in the senate which could mean the death of president obama's health insurance reform bill. >>> chronically ill patients in new jersey will have legal access to marijuana now. on his last day in office, the governor john corzine signed the legislation making new jersey the 14th state to allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes. new jersey's new medical marijuana is also the strictest in the nation. >>> how sweet it is. a cross atlantic merger between two food giants comes after four months of negotiations. kraft foods is buying cadbury. the value of the deal is reported to be $19 million. let's go back
-speed internet in the united states. our guest is larry cohen, president of the communication workers of america appeared this was taped in december 2009. >> host: in this week on "the communicators," larry cohen who is the president of the communication workers of america, also here to join in the question, lynn stand-in patella wit "communications reports." >> guest: most of whom work in the communications field. could be broadcasting, could be journalism, could be the largest group works on some networks. we also have several hundred thousand retired members who remain active in many ways. so we are in every state. we are 10,000 counting including the cato burke institute. active members. >> host: what sort of organizations or companies do they work for -- to the members work for? >> guest: about a thousand different countries like at&t and general a wreck and verizon, comcast, "the new york times" and many of the newspapers of the news agencies. post goes to when it comes to policy matters, mr. cohen, what are some of the major areas of concern that you concentrate on with cwa. >> host: the
in an orphanage was reunited with her mesh family this -- american family this week. "good morning america" followed this story from the beginning and it was a joyful reunion. >> reporter: the poulter family from iowa, matt, mandy and their five children were in the final stages of adopting 4-year-old esther from haiti. >> go, go,! >> reporter: when the earthquake struck. >> the communications are down in haiti. just not knowing and still not knowing if she's safe. and the other children at the orphanage. >> reporter: we set out to find esther and we did. >> esther! >> you found her? >> reporter: we found esther. we found her, mandzy. >> it's her? >> we have her. we definitely found her. she and the eight other children at the orphanage all ok. ready to go home to iowa, mandy? she's ready to go home. >> can you tell her mommy and daddy love her and will be there as soon as we can. >> reporter: the joy quickly turned to worry, children running out of food and water, living outside with only a tarp to protect them from the scorching heat. the poulters decided they needed to bring her back as
to you then." >> reporter: across the road, at the airport, america's military might is on display, what president obama has called the biggest aid efforts ever. but who's in charge of prioritizing who needs what? the u.n. says it is in charge of distributing relief, while the americans say the haitian government is taking the lead. >> i've heard some people say it was like chaos, and it is, but the thing is the more effort that the international community provides, the better off the haitian people will be. >> reporter: i understand the chaos, but what i don't understand is why the aid can't get from here to the other side of the road. >> right, i can't really hone in on one specific instance of why that location is not receiving the medicine, as you would say, fast enough. the priorities are all prioritized by the haitian government. i want to underscore that. >> reporter: back at the emergency medical center, u.n. troops were trying to stop an angry crowd from storming inside. they showed the soldiers their wounds in the hope of gaining admission. "we're hungry and they give us nothin
's birthday. he had a dream about america and our people. his "i have a dream" speech is one of the most famous and most quoted in the english language. our little chat tonight will never be viewed in that league. but i would suggest to you that we should all have a dream about mississippi's future. i believe a time is fast approaching when mothers and grandmothers in our state will see their children and grandchildren staying in mississippi to make their careers and their futures because mississippi will be the best place, the place that offers the best opportunities to be productive, have a successful career, and a great quality of life for their families. that day is not far off. 2010 is the year when we will lead america out of this recession. the year when we will pick up where we left off before the recession that sidetracked our growing economy and rising incomes. we can and will out perform the national economy. we were doing it before this global recession. and we'll be doing it again. so my advice to you as we close: is mississippi, believe in it. thank you y'all very much. [ap
in america. breaking today, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke now calling -- this is an about face -- a full government audit of the federal reserve's involvement in the multibillion dollar aig bailout. documents held secret. that money paid through the new york division of the federal reserve, which at the time was run by tim dwight ner, who is currently our treasury secretary and has the power to reveal those documents, or demand the revelations of those e-mails but has heretofor refused to do so. a vote could come as soon as friday of this week, and let's say his decision to request the audit is aimed at stemming outrage over the taxpayer rescue and ongoing secrecy surrounding those payments. let us not forget, it was also bernanke's fed that provided the cheap money that helped fuel the mess in the first place and now continues to offer infinite supply of dollars to the biggest banks in this country, to try to make the problems of the past go away. meantime, on the bailout front, bailout watchdog elizabeth warren has issued a warning cry to everybody in america. in a letter to
of barack obama and the democratic party. i think it is a really good thing that america is waking up. that they are saying through this because of the tyrannical dictatorships, the way that nancy pelosi and harry reid are trying to push this through against the will of the american people. if mr. brown loses the election, this jamming the health care down the throats of the american people is nothing compared to what they are going to do. they will find some crisis, some way, that they will continue to keep the power and before we know it, we will have a hammer and sickle for a flag over the white house. host: san francisco, good morning. caller: good morning. it is a wonderful morning when we can have massachusetts, a historical stake, help us, the american people, to fight what we see here. we have been so betrayed, we feel. this nation is in a mess. we all remember what happened when we went into this financial crisis. we know that president clinton put out a law which changed what existed in the banking system. then he put in larry summers to deregulate everything. that is when o
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. the united states of america needs to get to the hotel montana and get our children now! >> reporter: the university group of 14 had come to distribute food to poor haitian people the day before the disaster. the missing students were in their rooms when it happened, the teachers in the gym. the eight who survived, most of whom were by the hotel's pool, have spoken about wanting to come back here for their teammates. >> after we hugged our parents and loved ones and felt safe, we were all like ready to go back, because we're missing two professors and four other students. >> reporter: the family of courtney hayes from georgia has traveled to the dominican republic looking for information and for their child in hospitals. the parents of britney gangel, who were originally told she had been found alive, only to then hear the heartbreaking truth, can only wait and know that rescuers here are trying to help answer their prayers. >> we need a miracle now. >> reporter: with more than 100 people thought to still be inside, this place now represents the destruction that has befallen families
news america. >> what you're seeing now is widespread looting and anarchy rampant in the streets of the city. with barely any policemen either local or foreign, u.n. soldiers or american solders in a position to do anything about it. >> rose: and we continue with katie couric, anchoring and managing editor of the cbs news. she is just back from haiti the this weekend. >> all over the area where we were people were running out o water, they were thirsty, they were hungry and yet i saw no no supplies the entire time i was there getting to some of these people. i know it's a logistical nightmare. i know breadth of this disaster unfathomable, but it just seemed... i was so frustrated and here i was, you know, an american there but to see that the response was taking so long it was so frustrating. >> rose: and we conclude with an exclusive conversation with jeff zucker. he is the head of nbc universal television and the man responsible for the decisions about jay leno and conan o'brien. >> we think that jay, who was the ratings champ yo n late night for almost 15 years will go back to
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